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Does the change of season have the kiddos clamoring for the annual ride out to the pumpkin patch? Or do the lower temps have you wanting to plan a few date nights with your sweetie? Haunted happenings, eerie encounters and ghastly goings on are plentiful in Howard County, MD this spooky season.


Autumn Adventures


Celebrate the season of  fall festivals, pumpkin patches, apple fritters, hay rides and corn mazes galore!

Tap The App!


#‎HowardOnTap‬ is your exclusive link to the exciting ‪#‎craftbeer‬ scene in central Maryland! Download it now in the App Store & travel the trail to seven different craft beer attractions in and around Howard County, MD! HowardOnTap.com

Welcome Centers in Ellicott City & Savage Mill

WC Bench 2Stop in our Welcome Centers to get local insights and recommendations from our Tourism Team. Take a break in the lounge area, discover new area attractions, learn history from informational panels, and grab brochures for the best lodging, shopping, dining and sight-seeing.

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Visitors & Residents Guide Available

The award-winning Official guide to Shopping, Dining, Lodging, Sight-seeing, Living and Discovering Howard County, Where Maryland Comes Together!

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